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by BA - 9 months ago

Tourism Authority launches “7 Minutes in Saint Lucia” virtual escapes

As the world adjusts to the new reality of life under social distancing and self-isolation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) is inviting people who can’t visit Saint Lucia to escape to the island with a social media series called “7 Minutes I...

by BA - 9 months ago

Area food pantries develop platform in Covid 19 preparedness and response

Thetimesweekly.com A number of regional not-for-profit leaders have found that collaborating has made them stronger in their ability to deliver services to families in need. West Suburban Community Pantry in Woodridge reports offering food resources to DuPage PADS for their sheltered guests. The...

by BA - 9 months ago

WILL NY POLITICIANS IGNORE BLACK BUSINESSES HARMED BY COVID-19?

[COVID-19\Black Business] Black people are approximately 22% of NYC’s population, yet we own only 2% of NYC’s businesses and we receive less than 2% of contracts from NYS and NYC agencies. Photo: YouTube Tags:& COVID-19Black businessCommunity Development CorporationsNo-Bid Master ContractHarlem Busi...

by BA - 9 months ago

JJC creating, donating PPE

Employees with JJC's Health and Public Services Department over the weekend donated face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies to local healthcare facilities.

by BA - 9 months ago

NorthPoint public hearing rescheduled

As a result of President Trump’s continuation of social distancing standards through April 30, the City of Joliet will once again defer the public hearing regarding the NorthPoint Annexation Agreement. This hearing was originally scheduled for March 17 but was continued to April 7 as a result of con...

by BA - 9 months ago

Joliet Park District closed

Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19 and per the Executive Order issued March 31, 2020, all Joliet Park District facilities will remain closed through April 30, 2020.

by BA - 9 months ago

Hip Hop vs Rock and Roll Origins - LA Progressive

laprogressive.com - There were significant differences between Hip Hop’s emergence as the most popular youth music in the nation and the rise of Rock-and-Roll, though both began as musical forms in Black communities. Fi…Tweeted by @coopmike48 https://twitter.com/coopmike48/status/1245384986863124480